Lucky Me Mother’s Day Card

Lucky Me Mother’s Day Card

(inside: Wishing you the wonderful day you deserve… Happy Mother’s Day!)

This card features a stamp from the “Eight Great Greetings” set from Stampin’ Up (retired) which I stumbled upon while browsing on ebay. This stamp made me chuckle because it is so true! It’s a good thing my mom is awesome – lol!!

After embossing the background panel with the “Floral Border” embossing folder by Darice, I added ink to the raised flowers and dots using two “Fantastix” coloring tools by Tsukineko/Imagine Crafts. For the swirls and leaves, I created a mask and dabbed on the ink with a “Foam Ink Pod” by Darice. (A Fantastix could have been used for the swirls and leaves as well, but I kept getting ink where I didn’t want it and found the mask and pods easier to control for these larger areas. Yeah, several early attempts ended up in the trash…)

The two stamps used for the inside sentiment are unmarked red rubber stamps. I think I purchased them at Michaels years ago, but they are not on their site now.

The inks used were Gina K Designs Peach Bellini, Sweet Corn, and Fresh Asparagus. I also used a Copic Marker (R21) for the flower on the greeting panel. The clear sequins and pierced circle die were unbranded.

Thanks for checking out my card project!

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9 thoughts on “Lucky Me Mother’s Day Card

  1. Finding ways to keep our project just the way we want is always a win. I wonder what your mother would had done? Love the simple elegance of this sweet design.

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  2. Beautiful card, Lisa, Love the colors you added to your embossed images and the sentiment is all too true. Happy Mother’s Day.

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  3. I think that sentiment is true for all of us. My mom was awesome too, but as a child I often didn’t appreciate her. I love the card and the design. It is so pretty and has a wonderful softness to it.

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  4. So soft and beautiful. Love how you colored the embossed images. Oh, how true that sentiment is. I told our daughter since she’s adopted she’ll never have to worry about turning into me πŸ˜‰

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